Africa: Unhappy Landing of Flight 150

The strangest things happen to air liners in Africa. A BOAC flight into Nairobi once touched down by mistake in the game park just outside of town.

Last month Ibo passengers on West African Airways' London-to-Lagos jet were hauled off the plane and machine-gunned in the northern Nigerian way station of Kano. Pan American's New York-to-Nairobi Flight 150 lived up to the tradition. Last week a simple refueling halt enroute grew into an international incident.

At the Liberian capital of Monrovia, Flight 150 took on a party of dapper, dark-suited Guineans — Foreign Minister Louis Beavogui, three aides and 15 "students"...

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